Suzanne de Graaf
1047 AE Amsterdam
1989 – 1994 Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam, ‘autonomous sculpture’ department. Diploma obtained 6 July 1994.
1994 – 1995 HKU, school for the Arts, Utrecht, first degree teacher training History of the Arts and handicrafts.
2003 – 2004 Fashion styling training. Vogue Academy, Amsterdam.
Diploma obtained June 2004.
2019 Zomersalon 2019, Art ‘n Society Society, Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam
2019 Nasty Woman Portugal, Lissabon, showing my mermaids from the ‘invasion of the mermaids series. More info on Nasty Woman
2018-2019 Nieuw werk in Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, Salon
2018 Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, summer exhibition ‘ colorful city’
2018 http://popinnart.nl/ gallery, Amsterdam
2017 Salon 2017 – nieuw werk
2017 Risk, Breed Art Studios, Group exhibition: Maarten van Schaik, Tinca veerman, Suzanne de Graaf
2017 Nasty Woman Alkmaar, at Stadskantine Alkmaar
2017 Nasty Women Amsterdam, at Josilda da Conceição Gallery, Amsterdam
2017 Cloud Gallery Amsterdam Art for KiKa / Tom Voûte fonds charity exhibition
2016 This Art Fair 2016 Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam
2016 -2017 Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, new works 2016
2016 ‘Heining ervaringsfestival’ open studio, Heining 157b, Amsterdam
2016 ‘Restart’, group exhibition Breed Art Studio’s, Amsterdam
2016 Cloud Art Gallery; Art for Refugees, group exhibition Cloud Art Gallery, Prinsengracht, Amsterdam
2015 This Art Fair at the Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam.
2015 Esther Burger & Suzanne de Graaf “Strom und Boden”, Breed Art Studio’s, Amsterdam
2015 Group exhibition in Arti et Amicitiae
2015 Exhibition at WV15 in Amsterdam. Curator Josilda da Conceicao Lokaal WV15
2014 Group exhibition in Cloud Art Gallery. Curator Josilda da Conceicao. Cloud Art Gallery `Prinsengracht in Amsterdam
2014 Art route Haarlem, exhibition in art-space‚ ’ De Kolk’ in Spaarndam: A group exhibition with my fellow students with whom I graduated at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy. ’ W.V.T.T.K.’ continuation of the exhibition in 2011 ‘on the table/under the table’, Kunstcentrum de Kolk
2014 Group exhibition: ’Saloon’ in art-space ’De Slang’ Amsterdam, with Mies Baars, Frank Lenferink, Maarten van Schaik
2013 Group exhibition ‘Grenzenloos’ in art-society Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam
2013 Salon, group exhibition in art-society Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam
2012- present Yearly: Open studio days, event & exhibition at my studio: Heining Ateliers
2012 Éphémère’, ephemeral group-exhibition at the Chiellerie, Amsterdam
2011 Sculpture ‘ink-fish’ shown at Benthem Crouwel Architects, Amsterdam
2011 Group exhibition at ‘Meubelwerk op maat’ company, Soest
2011 Group exhibition in art-society Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam. The annual members exhibition ‘De Salon’ with the theme ‘Going -up’.
2011 ‘Upon the table / under the table’, ‘a weekend with the sculptors’. A group exhibition with my fellow students whom I graduated with at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy in 1994. Gallery Chiellery, Amsterdam
2011 Group exhibition in art-society Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam. The annual members exhibition De Salon
with the theme ‘Loving and making’
2009 Solo exhibition during Art Route Soest, at Comag BV.
2009 Solo exhibition ‘Ontpoppingen’ (‘Revealing’) in the art space NP40, Amsterdam
2008 Performance, costumes and décor for the Laurens-readings in the theatre library in Rotterdam.
In cooperation with theatre group Aurora.
2007 Solo exhibition in the AMC, Amsterdam Medical Centre. Exhibition of my sand sculptures in big glass showcases.
Curator: Sabrina Kamstra
2006 Group exhibition ‘In Transit’ in art-society Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam together with the artists: Esmé Valk, Judith Heinsohn,
Jeanet Snijders, and Angela Manders.
2006 Group exhibition in gallery the Chiellerie in Amsterdam. Title ‘Heavy Dualism’ together with the artists: Conny Spuybroek,
Susanne Boger, Tinca Veerman
2005 Group exhibition with the theme: ‘Lust’. Galerie Hang, Amsterdam.
2006 (‘New members exhibition’), in art-society Arti et Amicitiae ,Amsterdam.
2006 Betreden op eigen risico (‘Enter at your own risk’). Annual member’s exhibition De Salon, Arti et Amicitiae society, Amsterdam
2004 Underwater photo series ‘Jantje’ purchased by Schiphol Airport Amsterdam. photo panels on the B-gate.
In cooperation with Benthem Crouwel Architects.
2001 Solo exhibition ‘Invasion of the Mermaids’ Studio/gallery Eterno. Oranjestad, Aruba
2001 ‘Haut’ in ArchitecturRaum Leipzig, Germany. Architecture exhibition authorized by Benthem Crouwel Architects.
2001 Arco 2001 Madrid. My works among others represented by gallery Eterno, Aruba.
2000 Solo exhibition ‘Meernochmin’ at Benthem Crouwel Architects, Amsterdam.
1996 Group exhibition at gallery W139 in Amsterdam
1995 Group exhibition, Art Amsterdam in the Beurs van Berlage. Represented by the Art-Primeur foundation
1994 Finals exhibition Gerrit Rietveld Acadamy, Amsterdam: sculpture group.
1993 Group exhibition Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam.
1993 Solo exhibition (installation) in the Rietveld Pavilion, Amsterdam.
2015 Suzanne de Graaf – Sculpture and painting 2010-2015 Sculpture and painting 2010-2015
2010 Publication of monograph ‚ Suzanne de Graaf
2000 Drawings from the sketchbooks of Suzanne de Graaf at the ‘Meernochmin’ exhibition at Benthem Crouwel Architects. Design: Reinoud Homan, Printing Rob Stolk
2001 ‘Kijken en Koken’, (‘Looking and Cooking’). Recipes by Klary Koopmans & drawings by Suzanne de Graaf
2001 – Basic scholarship from the Fund for the Arts Amsterdam.
2001 – Costume design for the short movie ‘Madness’ directed by Reinier Zwartjes
2007 – Styling, properties, and décor design based on, and made from my sculptures for the dance and theatre show ‘Human Woman’ directed by Isabel Schröder, theatre group Aurora. In the Melkweg theatre, AmsterdamHuman Woman
2008 – Laurenslezingen Rotterdam, Artistic production. Director and concept: Isabel Schröder.
2013 – Costume design and theater design for Einsame Spitze , theatre show by Isabel Schröder, theatre group Aurora, taking place in an indoor diving pool (Sloterparkbad, Amsterdam) Einsame Spitze
Art in the collections of (among others):
Jan Benthem, Amsterdam, Almere.
Benthem Crouwel Architecten BV BNA, Amsterdam.
Kho Liang 1st Associates, Amsterdam.
Eveline Merkx, Merkx, Amsterdam.
Peter Kropp, Amsterdam.
Dennis Duchhart and Klary Koopmans, Amsterdam.
Allard Wildenberg, Naarden.
Schiphol Airport, B gate.
Maarten van Schaik.
Heymen Westerveld en Annemiek de Ruyter